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Why So Many Runs Are Being Scored In Yankees-Red Sox London Series

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 29 : Fireworks explode following game one of the 2019 Major League Baseball London Series between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees on June 29, 2019 at West Ham London Stadium in London, England. (Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images)

There's been no shortage of runs for the first New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox series in London this weekend.

New York and Boston combined for 30 runs in the opening game on Saturday afternoon, with the Yankees beating the Red Sox, 17-13.

The two teams have just begun their second game of the series today and it's been no different.

Boston is leading New York, 4-1, in the top of the second inning.

Why are so many runs being scored?

The main reason, probably, is the stadium's dimensions. It's pretty small.

It was a hot day in London, too, which likely contributed to some of the home runs being hit. Boston and New York are often two of baseball's top offenses, and if anyone was going to combine for an insane amount of runs, it'd probably be them.

The over/under for today's game was set at a ridiculous high 15.5 runs, as well.

Boston and New York are currently playing on ESPN.